3800-PM-BCW0094c 3/2017
    COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA
    Permit
    DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
    BUREAU OF CLEAN WATER
    FISH AND BOAT COMMISSION
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    JOINT PERMIT FOR USE OF AN ALGICIDE, HERBICIDE OR FISH CONTROL CHEMICAL IN
    WATERS OF THE COMMONWEALTH
    PERMIT NO.:
    In compliance with the provisions of Pennsylvania's Clean Streams Law, as amended, 35 P.S. §§ 691.1
    et seq
    ., the regulations at
    25 Pa. Code § 91.38, and the Fish and Boat Code, 30 Pa. C.S. § 2504(a)(1),
    is authorized to use the algicide(s), herbicide(s) or fish control chemical(s) (“pesticides”) specified below, in accordance with the
    conditions and requirements set forth herein.
    THIS PERMIT SHALL BECOME EFFECTIVE ON
    THIS PERMIT SHALL EXPIRE AT MIDNIGHT ON
    Municipality:
    County:
    Water Body:
    Total Area:
    acres
    Receiving Stream:
    Avg Depth:
    feet
    TREATMENT INFORMATION
    Chemical
    Maximum Dose
    Treatment Area
    Treatment
    Depth
    Amount Each
    Treatment
    No. Annual
    Treatments
    THIS PERMIT IS ISSUED UNDER THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS
    :
    1.
    The permittee shall use pesticides strictly as described by the product label. Chemical applications shall be performed in
    accordance with the manufacturer’s label directions, existing pesticide use laws, and any conditions imposed by local or state
    agencies.
    2.
    The permittee may treat a standing body of water (i.e., pond, lake, reservoir, etc.) only when there is minimal or no outflow
    occurring or expected.
    3.
    The permittee shall not treat Fish and Boat Commission approved stocked trout waters between March 1 and June 15.
    4.
    The permittee shall not treat bass waters during the first week of the Commonwealth inland waters harvest season for bass
    (the first Saturday after June 11 through the following Saturday).
    5.
    If copper sulfate will be used, the permittee shall not apply copper sulfate at a dose exceeding 0.5 mg/L Cu
    2+
    or 1.36 lbs
    CuSO
    4
    /acre-foot where the total hardness of the water body is less than 50 mg/L CaCO
    3
    . Where total hardness exceeds 50
    mg/L CaCO
    3
    , the permittee shall not exceed a dose of 1.0 mg/L Cu
    2+
    or 2.27 lbs CuSO
    4
    /acre-foot.
    6.
    The permittee shall not treat water bodies containing stocked or wild trout with copper in excess of 0.1 mg/L Cu
    2+
    .
    7.
    The permittee shall treat water bodies containing very high plant densities separately, in sections, to prevent suffocation of
    fish. Monitoring of dissolved oxygen is recommended under these conditions.
    8.
    The permittee is responsible for all damages to aquatic life and human health resulting from treatment.
    1. The permittee shall use pesticides strictly as described by the product label. Chemical applications shall be performed in
    accordance with the manufacturer’s label directions, existing pesticide use laws, and any conditions imposed by local or state
    agencies.
    2. The permittee may treat a standing body of water (i.e., pond, lake, reservoir, etc.) only when there is minimal or no outflow
    occurring or expected.
    3. The permittee shall not treat Fish and Boat Commission approved stocked trout waters between March 1 and June 15.
    4. The permittee shall not treat bass waters during the first week of the Commonwealth inland waters harvest season for bass
    (the first Saturday after June 11 through the following Saturday).
    5. If copper sulfate will be used, the permittee shall not apply copper sulfate at a dose exceeding 0.5 mg/L Cu
    2+
    or 1.36 lbs
    CuSO
    4
    /acre-foot where the total hardness of the water body is less than 50 mg/L CaCO
    3
    . Where total hardness exceeds
    50 mg/L CaCO
    3
    , the permittee shall not exceed a dose of 1.0 mg/L Cu
    2+
    or 2.27 lbs CuSO
    4
    /acre-foot.
    6. The permittee shall not treat water bodies containing stocked or wild trout with copper in excess of 0.1 mg/L Cu
    2+
    .
    7. The permittee shall treat water bodies containing very high plant densities separately, in sections, to prevent suffocation of fish.
    Monitoring of dissolved oxygen is recommended under these conditions.
    8. The permittee is responsible for all damages to aquatic life and human health resulting from treatment.

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    9.
    Failure of the permittee or agents acting on behalf of the permittee to follow the approved specifications, conditions and
    requirements immediately renders this permit null and void.
    10. If applicable, treatments must also comply with the terms and conditions of the NPDES General Permit for Discharges
    Associated with Pesticide Applications (PAG-15).
    11. If the treatment(s) described herein will continue following the expiration date identified above, the permittee shall submit an
    application to renew the permit at least 45 days prior to the expiration date.
    12. This permit is valid for the treatment information identified above. Any of the following changes will render the permit null and
    void and the permittee will be required to submit a new application:
    a.
    Changes to the water bodies being treated.
    b.
    Increases in the maximum dose or to the number of annual treatments.
    c.
    Changes in the pesticide(s) used for treatment, unless the new pesticide(s) contain the same active ingredient(s) and the
    same or lower percent composition of the ingredient in comparison to the pesticide(s) for which approval was issued by
    PFBC and DEP.
    APPROVALS
    For the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission
    :
    Title
    Date
    Additional Requirements:
    For the Department of Environmental Protection
    :
    Title
    Date
    Additional Requirements:

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